ASUU To Clash With Fashola Over School Fees

Published 5 years ago by: Victor A. Ofoma
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at 09:40 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)

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President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Nasir Fagge, has said that the union will resist the rise in tuition fee at the Lagos State University.

He added that the establishment of universities by the government should be for knowledge acquisition rather than for profit making.

While speaking at a symposium organised by the Education Rights Campaign group held at the University of Ibadan, Fagge said the hike in tuition fee would not take care of infrastructural demands in LASU but would deny children of the  poor masses access to public education.

He said, “Universities are not commercial centres for internally generated revenues but knowledge production centres. The new fee introduced by the school would have come earlier than now but it was halted by the intervention of ASUU through a delegation led by Dr. Dipo Fashina.

“ASUU will not support hike in fees in any public university in Nigeria. The union’s final response will be determined by the outcome of the meeting of delegates sent to meet the visitor Governor Babatunde Fashola and the Vice-Chancellor of LASU, Prof. John Obafunwa.

The ASUU boss also called for a review of immunity clause in the Nigerian Constitution and exposure of corrupt public officers in order to reduce the cost of governance in the country.

He said, “The law which protects leaders from being prosecuted for stealing public money during their reign is against the masses. The law is against those who are daily suffering from the consequences of unchecked stealing and pilfering of the collective wealth of the nation.”

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kennethosita at 09:59 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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nawa op
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Fisbabs at 10:26 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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i hope dey stop d idea of increasin tuition fee
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Dames at 10:42 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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K
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Joyrine at 11:02 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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I see
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paulohking at 11:56 AM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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better
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JosephWeezy at 12:07 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Please let asuu intervene in kwasu too...iz like al dis state university ar jst focus on makin money instead of elping pple 2 go 2 skul @ n affordable price.. I dnt knw ow less privilege wl b able 2 go 2 skul wit such fees impose on student 2 pay.. It's government skul n they shld b dere 2 elp pple 2 go 2 skul nt 2 make pple 2 run 4rm skul jst bcos they cnt afford 2 pay skul fee...Gbam!
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gbojac at 12:41 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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whAt
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DrSoba at 02:28 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Good
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dareper at 03:05 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Bad
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Read_one at 03:28 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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abeg do something not story oooo  Angry
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cocoeni at 05:35 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Ok
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winace at 06:32 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Well said prof and thank u for fighting for d student/ d poor ones rite to education.
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abk01 at 07:17 PM, 3/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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okilo101 at 12:35 AM, 4/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Ok
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Wysetots at 06:27 AM, 4/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Good
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johnaguinam at 08:31 AM, 4/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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ride on asuu
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dickman2 at 02:49 PM, 4/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
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Larry28 at 08:15 AM, 5/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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Ok
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Fertymor at 01:22 PM, 6/03/2014 (5 years ago)
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MY OWN BE SAY MAKE DEM NO INCREASE THE SCHOOL FEES Ooo...
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